Alireza Sagharchi, R.I.B.A., FRSA is the Principal of Stanhope Gate Architecture.  He is an internationally renowned Architect and a leading practitioner and an exponent of contemporary classical architecture and traditional urban design.  During his professional career, he has been responsible for major master planning and building projects in the UK, Europe, North America and the Middle East.  His projects have received awards and have been widely published and exhibited.

Alireza has taught at the Prince of Wales' Institute of Architecture and has been a visiting lecturer at schools of architecture in the UK and the US. His work has been published in a recent monograph titled, ‘Classicism at Home : Architecture of Alireza Sagharchi’ published by Rizzoli New York, edited by Clive Aslet with a foreword by HRH, The Prince of Wales and Leon Krier. He is also the co-author of books titled ‘New Palladians’ and 'Traditional Architecture' and features in the book, ‘The Intellectual Life of the Architect: Vol 1’ edited by Samir Younés. Alireza is a Fellow of The Royal Society of Arts and a Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Chartered Architects. He is a trustee of the International Network for Traditional Building Architecture and Urbanism (INTBAU) and a member of the Prince’s Foundation. He was the Chairman of the Traditional Architecture Group at the Royal Institute of British Architects for over seven years, a Built Environment Expert at The Design Council CABE, a member of the Institute of Classical Architecture and Classical America and sat on the design review committee of The Georgian Group.